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Katherine Paterson, author of Bridge to Terabithia

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Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures at Carnegie Lecture Hall, Pittsburgh PA

Dec 03 2017
Katherine Paterson, author of Bridge to Terabithia

Katherine Paterson has written 16 novels for children. She has twice won the Newbery Medal (Bridge to Terabithia and Jacob Have I Loved) and the National Book Award (The Master Puppeteer and The Great Gilly Hopkins).

Patesron’s new book My Brigadista Year follows a Cuban teenager as she volunteers for Fidel Castro’s national literacy campaign and travels into the impoverished countryside to teach others to read.

When thirteen-year-old Nora tells her parents that she wants to join Premier Castro’s army of young literacy teachers, her mother screeches to high heaven, and her father roars like a lion. Nora has barely been outside of Havana—why would she throw away her life in a remote shack with no

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